Sinead Delany-Moretlwe

Summary

Affiliation: Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of aciclovir on genital and plasma HIV-1 RNA in HSV-2/HIV-1 co-infected women: a randomized placebo-controlled trial in South Africa
    Sinead Delany
    Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa
    AIDS 23:461-9. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cervicovaginal lavage, cervicovaginal lavage enriched with cervical swab, and vaginal tampon for the detection of HIV-1 RNA and HSV-2 DNA in genital secretions
    Sinead Delany
    Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:406-9. 2008
  3. pmc How adolescents perceive their communities: a qualitative study that explores the relationship between health and the physical environment
    Kristin Mmari
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:349. 2014
  4. pmc Using research to influence sexual and reproductive health practice and implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa: a case-study analysis
    Olivia Tulloch
    International Health Research Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    Health Res Policy Syst 9:S10. 2011
  5. pmc Comparison of focus HerpesSelect and Kalon HSV-2 gG2 ELISA serological assays to detect herpes simplex virus type 2 antibodies in a South African population
    Sinead Delany-Moretlwe
    Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, PO Box 18512, Hillbrow, Johannesburg 2038, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 86:46-50. 2010
  6. pmc Investing in the future: lessons learnt from communicating the results of HSV/ HIV intervention trials in South Africa
    Sinead Delany-Moretlwe
    Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
    Health Res Policy Syst 9:S8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint HIV prevalence and risk in long-distance truck drivers in South Africa: a national cross-sectional survey
    Sinead Delany-Moretlwe
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J STD AIDS 25:428-38. 2014
  8. pmc 'I heard about this study on the radio': using community radio to strengthen Good Participatory Practice in HIV prevention trials
    Bonnie Jeanne Medeossi
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, PO Box 18512, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 14:876. 2014
  9. pmc Influences on visit retention in clinical trials: insights from qualitative research during the VOICE trial in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Busisiwe Magazi
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, PO Box 18512, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BMC Womens Health 14:88. 2014
  10. pmc Bidirectional links between HIV and intimate partner violence in pregnancy: implications for prevention of mother-to-child transmission
    Abigail M Hatcher
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Division of HIV AIDS, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:19233. 2014

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Publications12

  1. pmc Impact of aciclovir on genital and plasma HIV-1 RNA in HSV-2/HIV-1 co-infected women: a randomized placebo-controlled trial in South Africa
    Sinead Delany
    Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa
    AIDS 23:461-9. 2009
    ..Several studies suggest that herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) may enhance HIV-1 transmission and disease progression...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cervicovaginal lavage, cervicovaginal lavage enriched with cervical swab, and vaginal tampon for the detection of HIV-1 RNA and HSV-2 DNA in genital secretions
    Sinead Delany
    Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:406-9. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc How adolescents perceive their communities: a qualitative study that explores the relationship between health and the physical environment
    Kristin Mmari
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:349. 2014
    ..To explore this further, this paper analyzed the specific components of the physical environment that were perceived to influence health, and how they contributed to various health outcomes across sites...
  4. pmc Using research to influence sexual and reproductive health practice and implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa: a case-study analysis
    Olivia Tulloch
    International Health Research Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    Health Res Policy Syst 9:S10. 2011
    ..Policy issues in SRH can be controversial, influenced by political factors and shaped by context such as religion, ethnicity, gender and sexuality...
  5. pmc Comparison of focus HerpesSelect and Kalon HSV-2 gG2 ELISA serological assays to detect herpes simplex virus type 2 antibodies in a South African population
    Sinead Delany-Moretlwe
    Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, PO Box 18512, Hillbrow, Johannesburg 2038, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 86:46-50. 2010
    ..The performance of two widely used gG2 ELISA was compared to derive an appropriate testing algorithm for use in South Africa...
  6. pmc Investing in the future: lessons learnt from communicating the results of HSV/ HIV intervention trials in South Africa
    Sinead Delany-Moretlwe
    Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
    Health Res Policy Syst 9:S8. 2011
    ..Communicating the results of randomised controlled trials may present challenges for researchers who have to work with communities and policy-makers to anticipate positive outcomes, while being aware that results may show no effect or harm...
  7. doi request reprint HIV prevalence and risk in long-distance truck drivers in South Africa: a national cross-sectional survey
    Sinead Delany-Moretlwe
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J STD AIDS 25:428-38. 2014
    ..Mobility increased risk by creating conditions for unsafe sex and reducing access to health services. Targeted HIV interventions for long-distance truck drivers are needed. ..
  8. pmc 'I heard about this study on the radio': using community radio to strengthen Good Participatory Practice in HIV prevention trials
    Bonnie Jeanne Medeossi
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, PO Box 18512, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 14:876. 2014
    ....
  9. pmc Influences on visit retention in clinical trials: insights from qualitative research during the VOICE trial in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Busisiwe Magazi
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, PO Box 18512, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BMC Womens Health 14:88. 2014
    ..We conducted a qualitative study of the social contextual factors that influenced adherence in the VOICE (MTN-003) trial in Johannesburg, South Africa, focusing on study participation in general, and study visits in particular...
  10. pmc Bidirectional links between HIV and intimate partner violence in pregnancy: implications for prevention of mother-to-child transmission
    Abigail M Hatcher
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Division of HIV AIDS, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:19233. 2014
    ..Intimate partner violence (IPV) may be a structural driver of poor PMTCT uptake, but has received little attention in the literature to date...
  11. doi request reprint Nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy does not reduce oral contraceptive effectiveness
    Kavita Nanda
    aFHI 360, Integrated Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA bWits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute WRHI, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa cMulago Hospital, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda dThe Aurum Institute, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS 27:S17-25. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effect of nevirapine-containing antiretroviral therapy (ART) on combined oral contraceptive (COC) effectiveness...
  12. pmc Cognitive mapping: using local knowledge for planning health research
    Jonathan Stadler
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, School of Clinical Medicine, Witwatersrand University, PO Box 18512, Hillbrow, Johannesburg, 2038, South Africa
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:96. 2013
    ..We adapted this method to provide detailed data about study locales to inform recruitment and retention strategies for HIV prevention community based clinical trials...